| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Some people think award shows are for the birds; now Patton Oswalt is making sure of it.
Days after the actor, comedian and host of this year's Film Independent Spirit Awards announced his intention to hand out live birds instead of the usual winged...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:05 PM
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| Mar 1, 2014
While the stars stepped out the day before the Oscars in Santa Monica, Calif. for the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Award season darling Lupita Nyong'o dazzled again as she picked up her statue for Best Supporting Female, plus more of the...
| Mar 1, 2014
The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards air on Saturday (March 1) at 10 p.m. on IFC, but the awards were given out earlier in the day in Santa Monica, Calif. The big winners included Jared Leto for "Dallas Buyers Club," "Fruitvale Station" and more....
| Feb 23, 2013
| 2:29 PM
The Film Independent Spirit Awards are the penultimate stop before the Oscars -- but with just one day to go before the Academy Awards, 9-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis had reached her red carpet threshold.
As her publicist told her she had a few more...
| Jan 5, 2012
Michelle Williams. Elizabeth Olsen. Adepero Oduye?
Yep, the star of “Pariah,” who doesn’t even have a Wikipedia page, has joined those big names as a nominee for best female lead actress at the 2012 Independent Spirit Awards. Oduye,...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Looking for backstage access to this year's Academy Awards? You've come to the right place.
All weekend, I'll be blogging about what is being said backstage, as Hollywood takes the time to pat itself on the back for whatever good work it did in 2011....
| Feb 26, 2012
| 9:27 PM
"The Artist," the black-and-white silent film about Hollywood’s rocky transition to the “talkies,” took the biggest honors at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, director and lead actor.
It was a night...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:57 AM
For the first time since 1929, when the clubby, self-promotional and studio-driven Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognized “Wings” and “Sunrise” in the first Academy Awards ceremony, a black-and-white silent...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
The 2012 Spirit Awards, honoring films made outside the major Hollywood studios and for limited budgets, got started with a ringing endorsement from host Seth Rogen.
"Welcome to the only awards show that is completely inconsequential," said Rogen,...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Christopher Plummer, the heavy favorite to win Sunday’s Best Supporting Actor Oscar, got this weekend off to a welcome start by winning the Spirit for his performance in “Beginners.”
Plummer, a long way of plenty of years removed from...